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  • His favourite word is ukraine.

Liberal MP for Don Valley West (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2021, with 53% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy will provide added resources for visa processing. Glad to participate in yesterday’s… https://t.co/MQXdYMMc2p

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Enjoyed the afternoon shopping locally (and eating locally!) during the @LeasideBIA December shop local days (this… https://t.co/wR6KRSmRSZ

Posted on Twitter Canada and Thailand enjoy strong & growing ties between our peoples. Glad to join H.E. Kallayana Vipattipumiprates,… https://t.co/vzXlR5CxX2

Posted on Twitter Le Marché d'hiver de @TFScampus est l'endroit idéal pour faire ses achats des Fêtes et rencontrer les résidents de… https://t.co/ftbljrSkIJ

Posted on Twitter People with disabilities make important contributions to Canada through their work, advocacy, art and music. We wil… https://t.co/zUwBtMRQ3Q

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Treaty Madam Speaker, tomorrow we will mark an important milestone, with the 25th anniversary of the signing of the mine ban treaty, or, as we all know ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Madam Speaker, I thank the hon. member for raising the issue of chaplaincy in the national defence forces. It is absolutely important to do spiritual care ...

Posted on Twitter Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy will provide additional resources for processing visit, study and work visas, in Isl… https://t.co/dhrir1edsH

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #230 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

Voted Yes on Vote #228 on Bill C-288 Amend the Telecommunications Act (transparent and accurate broadband services information)

Voted Yes on Vote #229 on Bill C-294 Amend the Copyright Act (interoperability)

Didn't vote on Vote #224 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

Didn't vote on Vote #225 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

A week ago

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada–People’s Republic of China Relations Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm going to follow up on Ms. Dancho's really fine questions. I think they were really good. I want to drill down ...

Spoke in the House on Prison Chaplaincy Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak to an issue that, after 25 years of service as a United Church of Canada minister, including six years ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, the following reflects a consolidated response approved on behalf of Global Affairs Canada ministers. In response to parts (a) to (f) of the question, ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, on this side of the House, we believe in action. That is why we have an effective range of sanctions that are taking place ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill S-223 Is that a new point of order or is it on this point of order? I think if you raise a point of order, you're allowed ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada–People’s Republic of China Relations Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank both Professor Lam and Mr. Robertson. It's good to see you again, Mr. Robertson. I want to follow ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, while trained as a professional forester, my father worked some 25 years in and around the Canadian mining industry. I too worked adjacent to ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canada is extremely concerned about the treatment of Uighurs in Xinjiang, China. We are taking the allegations of genocide against the Uighurs very seriously. ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Export of Russian Gazprom Turbines and Bill S-223 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I've had a little bit of time to think about the motion—not a lot of time—and I'm opposed to it for two ...

Spoke in the House on International Human Rights Act Madam Speaker, advancing human rights is an integral part of the Government of Canada's multilateral engagement in our foreign policy, and as such it does not, ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Committee Business and Canada–People’s Republic of China Relations Thank you, Chair. Thank you, Dr. Simon, for being here with us tonight. You said in your remarks—and I think you're correct in your understanding—that “Canada's ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the Current Situation in Haiti, Extreme Flooding in Pakistan, and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Minister, thank you again for being here. I want to stick to Pakistan and the emergency crisis at hand, and the over ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Committee Business and Canada–People’s Republic of China Relations Thank you. My next question is for both of you, and it builds on that one because we've been hearing conflicting testimony tonight. Ms. McPherson raised ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation at the Russia-Ukraine Border and Implications for Peace and Security Thank you both for being here. While I am loath to make speeches and I like to ask questions, I want to start by saying that ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-607 An Act to establish the office of the Veterans' Ombudsman

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-533 An Act respecting a Srebrenica Remembrance Day